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LAST LINES

We’ve done First Notes and Opening Lines so

it’s time to do Last Lines. What are your most 

memorable last lines of your fav songs? If

you’re so inclined, tell us why also 🎼💜

 

And in the end, the love you take

Is equal to the love you make”

The End, Fab 4️⃣

The final lines from this song from the incredible Abbey Road Medley have always resonated 

to me in the deepest way. To me they represent 

equality, purity, love and religion all wrapped up in one. This stands as one of the best last lines ever, imo 🎼💜

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Yes, I wish that for just one time
You could stand inside my shoes
You'd know what a drag it is
To see you.

 

Bob Dylan Positively 4th Street 

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“You’ve had to struggle, you’ve had

to fight

To keep understanding and compassion

in sight

You could be laughing at me, you’ve got

the right

But you go on smiling so clear and

so bright”

Fountain of sorrow, Jackson Browne

Song was supposedly about his brief

relationship with Joni Mitchell. The

heartbreak mixed with optimism is

palpable. The whole album is amazing.

Another one I played to death 🎼💜

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Angie, Angie
Ain't it good to be alive?
Angie, Angie
They can't say we never tried

 

Rolling Stones-Angie

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Every time I see you face it reminds me of the places we used to go

But all I’ve got is a photograph and I realize you’re not coming back anymore

 

Photograph - Ringo

 

Happy Birthday to Ringo, (he’s the greatest!)

Peace and Love! ✌️❤️

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Keeping with Ringo, I’m The Greatest

 

I'm the greatest,
And you better believe it baby!
I will be the greatest in this world,
In the next world,
And anywhere!
Alright!

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”Even after the glitter fades

Oh the feeling still remains

Even after the glitter fades”

After the glitter fades, Stevie Nicks

Balancing life with rock star life with 

the success’ and failures that follow

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And so, dear friends,
You'll just have to carry on
The dream is over.

God, John Lennon

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”Tonight when I chase the dragon

The water may change to cherry wine 

And the silver will turn to gold

Time out of mind”

Time out of mind, Steely Dan

Incredible visual imagery created by 

the lyrics of this amazing song 🎼4️⃣

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”So I  go insane

Like I always do, yeah 

And I call your name

She’s a lot like you”

Go Insane, Lindsey Buckingham

Not only about an unsatisfactory

relationship, it addresses loss of

control, among other things 🎼4️⃣

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"But I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell
I know right now you can't tell
But stay awhile and maybe then you'll see
A different side of me
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little impaired
I know right now you don't care
But soon enough you're gonna think of me
And how I used to be"

 

"Unwell" - Matchbox Twenty (these lines are the chorus)

 

About how we can feel like we are going crazy, being depressed, having anxiety, feeling strange with things that are going on and the hope/knowledge that things are going to get better. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WziA88-n02k 

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”Everything’s stuck together

And I don’t know what you expect

Staring into the TV set

Fightin’ fire with fire, ah”

Burning down the house, Talking Heads

Always wondered what this song was about.

David Byrne claims it’s a metaphor for

destroying something safe that has you

entrapped. Either way the lyrics are amazing.

I was obsessed with the video for months

🎼💜 

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If I could see you

If only I could see you

To see if you are laughing or crying

When the night winds softly blow

 

Anthem - Deep Purple

 

This is about a love lost. It isn’t clear but she may have died, as he seems to long for even her ghost to appear momentarily. Written by Rod Evans and Jon Lord, with a Ritchie Blackmore supplied guitar solo, it is a magnificent piece of Purples’ unique brand of 60’s progressive rock. 💜

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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”Hey you, don’t tell me there’s no hope at all

Together we stand, divided we fall”

Hey you, Pink Floyd

This haunting song details pain,despair
and hope in their usual clever way 🎼💜

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Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young to Die-Jethro Tull

 

No, you're never too old to Rock'n'Roll if you're too young to die.

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Yeah, you were the one who imagined it all

All those years ago

 

All Those Years Ago -  George

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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”Mama’s got a squeeze box

Daddy never sleeps at night”

Squeezebox, The Who

Always loved the clever double entendre

of this song 🎼💜

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”The questions of a thousand dreams

What you do and what you see

Lover, can you talk to me?”

Carry on, C,S&N

This song always reminded me of those

lost loves but also it is full of hope for

the future. They are such clever lyricists

and have beautiful harmonies as well.

I literally played this song every single

day after buying the album 🎼💜

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"It's your world now
Use well the time
Be part of something good
Leave something good behind
The curtain falls
I take my bow
That's how it's meant to be
It's your world now"

 

"It's Your World Now" - Eagles  (2007 album - Long Road out of Eden)

 

Glen Frey and Jack Tempchin wrote the song. It's about looking back on your life and handing it to the next generation.  The Eagles posted the lyrics to this song with the announcement of Glen's passing 2016.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyFJg18RtLc 

 

 

Regular Social Butterfly

"Now there is this song I wrote
I hope you learned it note for note like good little children
Don't worry be happy
Listen to a what I say in your life expect some trouble
When you worry you make it double
Don't worry be happy be happy now"

 

Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin

 

...a bit long winded, but posted nonetheless.
This song recalls memories of Grampa.
First generation natural born U.S. Citizen. Earned a Degree in Mechanical Engineering by taking correspondence courses while serving in the Army Corps of Engineers. Remained active in the Army Reserves after accepting a unversity professorship. Built the house he and Gramma settled in, with his own hands. Built a Duplex next door with his own hands and rented to Grad Students. Built a vacation cottage with his own hands in Pass Christian Miss. at the mouth of the Bay St. Louis. Always had a remarkable ability to evaluate available, verifiable, empirical data and apply it to a practical preparedness plan. He furnished the cottage with salvaged appliances and furniture that he restored himself. The Cottage survived hurricane Camille (needed roof repair and a good cleaning). Even the barbeque grill made of two hinged, cast iron sinks attached to a welded metal, two wheeled cart survived the hurricane.
He was not the overtly jovial type, but a friend or loved one frustrated by the fickle hardships of life would get an encouraging, "Lache pas la patate ma cher" and practical help finding a way forward.

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”He played “Fire on the mountain”

 run boys, run

The devil’s in the House of the rising sun

The chicken in a bread pan, pickin’ out dough

Granny will your dog bite? No child no”

The devil went down to Georgia

Charlie Daniels Band

A family fav song with such clever lyrics

and nods to a few classic songs 🎼💜

 

Regular Social Butterfly

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end"

 

Closing Time - Semisonic

 

If the Beginnings and the Ends are too much alike we're stuck in a rut.  If they are different enough we are spiraling...either up or down, our choice.

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”Are you sitting comfortably?

Let Merlin cast his spell”

Are you sitting comfortably?  Moody Blues

I love the ethereal sound of this song and the

amazing lyrics 🎼💜

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"Yes, and how many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky?
And how many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry?
Yes, and how many deaths will it take 'til he knows
That too many people have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind
The answer is blowin' in the wind"
 
"Blowin' In The Wind"- Dylan
 
The whole song is timeless about humanity not seeing, not feeling, not being and not learning from life, beauty, nature and humanity.
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”South city midnight lady

I’m much obliged indeed

You sure have saved this man  

whose soul was in need

I thought there was no reason

For all these things I do

But the smile that I sent out

Yeah, returned with you”

South City Midnight Lady, Doobie Brothers

Doobies music has always been feel good

music to me. This song in particular has a

great message and is one of my favs 🎼💜

 

Regular Social Butterfly

"Parents fighting with their children And the Congress can't agree
Teachers and their students Are all jousting constantly
Management and labor Keep rattling old sabers
Quacking like those Peabody ducks
Math sucks (Quack, quack) Math sucks (Quack, quack)
You don't even have to spell it, all you have to do is yell it
Math sucks (Math sucks) Math sucks (Math sucks)
Sometimes I think that I don't know that much
But math sucks!"
....and then the outtro leaves no doubt about theme of the song.

 

Math Sucks - Jimmy Buffet

Conversationalist

"Nursie"

 

Tip-toes in silence `round my bed

and quiets the raindrops overhead.

 

With her everlasting smile

She stills my fever for a while.

 

Oh, nursie dear,

I'm glad you're here

to brush away my pain.

 

~Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull

A short soft sweet song.... for the ending of the "Living In The Past" album (1972)

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”We are stardust, we are golden

We are caught in the devils bargain

And we got to get ourselves

Back to the garden”

Woodstock, C,S,N&Y

The lyrics still apply today. A timeless

masterpiece 🎼💜

Conversationalist

Although written by Joni Mitchell, her April 1970 version.... the B-side to her single "Big Yellow Taxi" & from her album "Ladies of the Canyon"....came out 1 month after CSNY’s March 1970 Déjà Vu album.

 

And I dreamed I saw the bombers
Riding shotgun in the sky
And they were turning into

🦋butterflies🦋
Above our nation

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I know Joni wrote it, and I do like her

version but I love their version 

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When the final line is over

And it’s certain that the curtain’s gonna fall

I can hide within your sweet, sweet love forevermore 

 

The Story In Your Eyes -  Moody Blues

 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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